The Honcho Round-up #103: Pacific Rim Uprising – What the critics said

By Alex Wiggan This Friday, Pacific Rim Uprising – the sequel to 2013’s Pacific Rim – arrives in UK and US cinemas. Written and directed by Steven S. DeKnight, Pacific Rim Uprising is a sci-fi action movie starring John Boyega and Scott Eastwood. If you’ve yet to see the original, and you’ve missed the trailers for this latest instalment, then you should probably … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #102: Tomb Raider (2018) – What the critics said

By Alex Wiggan Tomorrow, big screen action-adventure movie, Tomb Raider hits US and UK cinemas. The movie – directed by Roar Uthaug – stars Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins and Kristin Scott Thomas and provides an origin story for the iconic character. Tomb Raider is the latest adaptation of the popular gaming series, this time taking inspiration from the 2013 … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #101: Ready Player One – What the critics think

By Alex Wiggan Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke and Ben Mendelsohn, Ready Player One is new a sci-fi action flick from Warner Bros. Pictures. The movie – based on the Ernest Cline novel of the same name – is set in the year 2045 and focuses on a virtual reality world known as the OASIS and … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #100: The Honcho Round-up round-up II

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Welcome to the 100th edition of The Honcho Round-up. For those who have missed the previous 99 editions… where the heck have you been?! The Honcho Round-Up is an info burst designed to keep you up to date with everything going on in the world of entertainment. Over the past 99 editions, The Honcho Round-up … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #72: November 2017

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Brrrr…. It’s cold. Anyone got a spare hot water bottle that they’d like to share around? No. Oh, OK. Well, just before the ice freezes up the keyboard there’s just enough time to run through November 2017 with you. A month where the Justice League arrived (to a mixed response) and where Sir Tony Robinson … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #70: Panini’s ‘Collector’s Edition’ comics (I)

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Comic book reading can be a costly affair and with prices averaging between £3-£4 per issue, whether it’s physical copies or digital editions, keeping track of your favourite characters can quickly turn into a financial burden. Here in the UK we do have a more cost-effective solution to comic book buying, so long as you … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #64: Seven big movies still to come in 2017

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! The clocks have gone back, Christmas is only seven(ish) weeks away, yet there’s still a whole heap of big budget movies heading your way over the next two months. Seven big movies in fact! Here’s what you can expect and when you should expect to see them: Murder on the Orient Express – Yet another … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #61: Thor: Ragnarok – What the critics think

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! It’s movie time again and for this edition the focus is on the critical reception of big budget Marvel movie, Thor: Ragnarok! Thor: Ragnarok is the third solo Thor film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (the 17th entry overall) and stars Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum and Anthony … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #60: New York Comic Con 2017 – With updates throughout the weekend

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! This weekend, New York Comic Con arrives, bringing news, trailers and a wealth of new products to the geek community. The event – which kicked off today – ends on Sunday and promises to be a rollercoaster ride of coolness. Keen to keep you up-to-date on all the happenings of NYCC, today’s edition of The … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #59: What’s on: Halloween 2017 – London, Manchester, Edinburgh and beyond

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! If you’ve not made plans for Halloween, panic not, tonight’s edition of The Honcho Round-up should help you out – or at the very least, it should point you in the right direction. In short: The focus of this post is to take a look at Halloween-themed events taking place in and around your local … Continue reading

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